Vietnam boasts a number of successful young female CEOs in both large companies and smaller concerns. Ms. Tan Thi Shu, a 32-year-old ethnic H’mong woman and single mother, has been able to turn her dream of helping her people into reality. She founded and is now … [Read more...] about Women breathing life into business dreams
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Hydropower plant comes on line The first turbine of the A Luoi Hydropower Plant in central Thua Thien-Hue Province began supplying electricity to the national grid today. The VND3.2 trillion (US$155.5 million) plant, which has been under construction since 2007, has two … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 22/5
Vietnam grapples with the unsavory dilemma of having to close the book on a war crime to open a school. The small bus rumbling toward the south-eastern tip of Ben Tre Province was packed with fruit and farmers on a damp morning last October. On the flat peninsula that … [Read more...] about Forgetting Thanh Phong
FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 13, 2006 file photo, Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher of Germany speeds down a course in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy. Schumacher is in this Italian Alps ski resort for the yearly meeting between Ferrari … [Read more...] about Former F1 driver Schumacher in critical condition
by Chu Lan Huong Next week, the Egyptian people will go to the polls to choose a new president. This is an important election after former president Hosni Mubarak was toppled last year. However, the country is in political crisis and turmoil. In recent days, thousands of … [Read more...] about What future for Egypt after the election?